What does Martin Truex Jr. do when the pursuit of perfection becomes redundant?
The odds will be overwhelmingly against him in the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Sunday night. Truex led 392 of 400 laps last year, setting a record for miles led in a NASCAR Cup race and shattering any competitive aspirations of everyone dragging along for the ride in his rear-view mirror.
Still, the question needs to be asked:
“Is your magic number 393 on Sunday?
“Honestly we just took it as it came,” he said, allowing a brief chuckle. “It was one of those dream races where everything came together the way you needed them to. Aside for having to pit on the green...